ETC… For Friday August 4, 2023

Reflecting on the various camps held this summer at Clara Springs Camp, Lee Dickson said, “Young people have come from many locations to ‘draw near to Jesus’ at Clara Springs Camp this Summer.   You have Prayed, and God is Blessing.   Keep praying for each of them as they start back to school.

A Provencal man suffering from serious injuries has been airlifted to a regional trauma center following a metal cutting incident at his residence according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Stuart Wight.  On Thursday morning Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies and Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EMS responded to NATCOM 911 Center reports of a medical emergency involving a container explosion in the 100 block of Harmony Road near Provencal, La. Deputies say according to witnesses, the man was using a grinder attempting to cut an oxygen cylinder for scrap metal when the bottle exploded which resulted in the serious injuries.

Natchitoches’ Downtown Riverbank Stage was the place to be Friday, July 28, as the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame’s Induction Celebration hosted Rockin’ Riverfest. The popular event, long part of the annual induction of each new class of Louisiana sports legends into the Hall of Fame, featured concerts and family fun for children at the riverbank.

To quote the late Jerry Garcia, “What a long strange trip it’s been.” That’s 30.  Byline John Brewer!